4th Defendant Arrested In Alleged Campaign Contribution Scheme Linked To Giuliani
A fourth defendant who allegedly conspired with associates of President Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, to illegally funnel foreign money into Republican campaigns, has turned himself in to authorities. In the grand jury indictment issued last week by Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, the two associates of Giuliani are accused of setting up a shell company, Global Energy Producers LLC, to hide the foreign sourcing of a $325,000 donation to America First Action, a pro-Trump super PAC. The alleged illegal transfer appears to have first been noticed last year by the non-profit watchdog Campaign Legal Center.
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